Having trained in his native homeland of Belgium, Igor Van Gerwen arrived in Tasmania and started making his chocolate truffles in his garage in Railton in 1989. Over the ensuing 33 years Anvers chocolates have grown into an internationally recognised chocolaterie.
Tasmania's vintage and veteran recreational vessels
Profiles over 460 vintage or veteran recreational vessels built prior to 1970 that are of significance to Australia's small island state across a wide range of types, sizes and locations and in various stages of condition.
We are issuing a challenge to Tasmanians to read five different examples of nineteenth-century handwriting, each featuring a different set of records held in the State Archives. Keep an eye on the Instagram page during Tasmania Reads Week and test your skills.
Head to the Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts where Fancy dress: From tutus to cosplay gives centre stage to over 130 years of dress ups, from the downright bizarre to the truly magnificent. Exhibition opens 10 March.
The first Friends of the Allport (FOTA) event this year, Kate Vermey: The Jane Austen-esque diaries of Mary Morton Allport’s Mother, is on at the Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, Tuesday 21 March. Register now to attend this free talk in person or online.